By Chris Nashawaty
Updated September 01, 2010 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Centurion

type
  • Movie

Director Neil Marshall has made some good films (The Descent, Dog Soldiers), but he won’t make anyone forget Gladiator with the sword-and-sandal gorefest Centurion. Inglourious Basterds‘ Michael Fassbender plays a scrappy Roman soldier leading the remnants of the slaughtered Ninth Legion against the savage, face-painted Picts tribe led by badass Bond babe Olga Kurylenko. The plot’s pretty thin — even for a gladiator movie. Fortunately, when it comes to crunchy impalings and messy arterial geysers, Marshall’s a maestro. B

Centurion

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 97 minutes
director
  • Neil Marshall

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